Nurses, Midwives and Community Health Workers (CHWs) Training Programme
The medical profession was also targeted by the Boko Haram onslaught. This resulted in fatalities and significant migration of medical personnel from the Northeast.
This has thrown up the need for a rapid training and retraining of nurses, midwives, and community health workers (CHWs) to reinforce the quality of medical service in communities across the region; while State governments rapidly recruit and build up their personnel numbers.
This is even more critical considering the pandemic that has added a new dimension to the crisis in the region.